BUJUMBURA September 28th (ABP) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, is organizing from Monday September 27 to October 1, 2021, a training workshop for capacity building for members of the inter-ministerial committee in charge of monitoring and evaluation of the achievements of foreign NGOs and non-profit organizations.
In his opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry in charge of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Bashikako, indicated that the inter-ministerial monitoring-evaluation committee was set up by Decree-Law N ° 100/066 of May 8, 2020. and it is made up of officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation and those from sectoral ministries as well as that of the Vice-Presidency of the Republic.
Mr. Bashikako indicated that the objective of that training is to strengthen their capacities as members of the inter-ministerial committee for monitoring and evaluation of the achievements of foreign non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) to increase their skills in order to better carry out actions leading to the success of their mission.
During those five days of training, he stressed that they will discuss the concept of project, its definition and project partners, concepts and considerations related to monitoring and evaluation, especially results-based management as well as application exercises, definition of concepts and the project cycle, comparison between monitoring and evaluation.
Before closing his speech, he thanked the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Burundi for its financial support in the organization of this workshop, asking to continue to stay by their side during the next field trips.
In addition, he added, this descent will be an opportunity to apply the different techniques and methods skills acquired during the said workshop.
He invited all the participants to follow the progress of that workshop and to ask questions to contribute to the success of that training.